Albany upsets Delaware 2-1 in field hockey

Scoring the deciding goal in the 51st minute, No. 24 Albany knocked off 15th-ranked Delaware 2-1 in field hockey on Sunday afternoon.

The Blue Hens (4-5) tied the contest at 1-1 on a goal by Laurien Vink at the 47:43 mark. But the Great Danes (6-2) broke the tie less than four minutes later.

Senior goalie Sydney Rhodes finished the day with seven saves while facing 13 shots.

Delaware opens its Colonial Athletic Association slate by hosting Drexel on Friday at 6 p.m.

Shenandoah 3, Wesley 2: The Hornets tallied a late goal to edge the Wolverines in a back-and-forth game.

Wesley (4-4) opened the scoring in the 17th minute when Katelynn Fuhr found Kaila Hindt on a pass from the wing and Hindt one-timed it past the keeper for her team-best eighth goal of the season.

Trailing 2-1, Wesley converted a penalty corner play in the 44th minute when Hindt found Kasey Fry (Milford) at the top of the arc and she ripped a shot past the Shenandoah defense to tie the game at 2-2.

College soccer

WOMEN, Delaware 1, Elon 0: Junior Dani Kabat found the back of the net for the second time in as many games, tallying the game-winner less than four minutes into the first overtime for the Blue Hens.

Kabat has scored three of Delaware’s six goals this season.

Cali Loeffler registered her first collegiate shutout in goal, finishing with six saves.

College volleyball

James Madison 3, Delaware 0: Despite 12 kills from junior Maria Bellinger, the Blue Hens fell to the Dukes, 25-15, 25-19, 25-23, in a CAA match.

Bellinger hit the double-digit mark in kills for the 11th time this season. She has 25 total kills in conference play this season for Delaware (0-2 CAA, 6-8 overall).

Junior Bailey Pearlman recorded seven kills, while junior Cailey Bracken and sophomore Courtnie Roberts had five. Roberts’ five kills were a season-high.

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